Category Archives: Winery Visits

Charlottesville, VA

If you are averse to airports and airplanes like myself but need to occasionally escape the frenetic life in the “big city” of Washington DC; I have the perfect getaway for you, Charlottesville, VA; known …

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Spoto Wines

I was standing in the small, quaint lobby at the Hotel De L’Univers in St. Emilion at the end of a dream trip through Bordeaux, France. My journey was ending and I was taking some …

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                    Meet Christophe Choisy who owns Acapella winery in Pomerol, St Emillion. We had lunch with Christophe and he explained his philosophy about wine making and …

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Farewell Medoc — Hello Graves

We left the Medoc this morning and traveled south to Pessac-Leognan region in Graves. Our first visit is Domaine de Chevalier where we visited with the man in charge of everything at this property, Remi …

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